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Land Between the Lakes to hold Food Drive July 29th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between the Lakes asks the public to participate in a food drive on Saturday, July 29th. Visitors can bring 2 cans or boxes of non-perishable food items (per person) to any facility listed and receive a special discount.

Donations will go to the Stewart County Food Bank, Helping Hands in Trigg County, and Hope Food Bank in Lyon County.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

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LBL announces Administrative Office and Golden Pond Visitor Center Holiday Schedule

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – The Golden Pond Visitor Center at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will open at 9:00am and close at 3:00pm on Christmas Eve, December 24th, and remain closed on Christmas Day, December 25th.

The Administrative Office will be closed Christmas Day. The Golden Pond Visitor Center will open at 9:00am and close at 3:00pm on New Year’s Eve, December 31st, and remain closed New Year’s Day, January 1st.

One of the main buildings at the Homeplace at LBL's The Home Place.

One of the main buildings at the Homeplace at LBL’s The Home Place.

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LBL announces Late Fall and Winter Operation Schedules

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Visitor facilities at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will begin late fall and winter operation schedules in November.

Beginning November 1st, The Homeplace and Woodlands Nature Station will be open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm.

North and South Welcome Stations will be open Wednesday-Sunday, 9:00am-5:00pm during November.

LBL's Golden Pond Planetarium Laser Image

LBL’s Golden Pond Planetarium Laser Image

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LBL Re-Opens Following Government Shutdown

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area re-opens Friday, October 18th at 12:00 Noon. All attractions, campgrounds, camping areas, and recreation opportunities will be open for business as usual.

At this time, LBL Campground Reservations can only be made online by logging onto www.lbl.org and clicking the reservation link. Information on camping reservation refunds will be available next week. LBL’s Tennessee Youth Quota Deer Hunt will take place as scheduled October 19th and 20th.

LBL's Energy Lake Area. (Land Between the Lakes)

LBL’s Energy Lake Area. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Flooding at Land Between The Lakes

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Tennessee Valley Authority and the Corps of Engineers are predicting unprecedented lake levels for Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. The current lake levels are 372.5 feet and are rising. Predictions vary due to continuing rainfall. These lake levels have caused flooding along all of Land Between The Lakes (LBL) shoreline.

Staff has closed all LBL boat ramps, campgrounds, lakeside campsites, trails, and roads. These areas are barricaded and closed for safety of all visitors. Citations will be issued to anyone found beyond barricaded areas. Star Camp will be temporarily open for camping with a Backcountry Camping Permit. «Read the rest of this article»

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LBL Honors Veterans on Veterans Day

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY — Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will join public lands across the nation in honoring veterans on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11th, with a one-day free entrance or user fee waiver at designated facilities.

Land Between The Lakes will offer veterans, active and retired members of the armed forces, and their families free entrance into the Elk & Bison Prairie (EBP), Woodlands Nature Station (NS), The Homeplace (HP), and the 1:00pm show (does not include special events) at Golden Pond Planetarium.  Veterans can pick up their free entry passes for the EBP at the Golden Pond Visitors Center (GPVC) on November 11th from 9:00am-5:00pm.  Also on November 11th, a one-day free vehicle permit will be issued for Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle Area and a free daily trailer permit at Wranglers Campground. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fee Waiver Weekend at LBL August 14th and 15th

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – The USDA Forest Service is celebrating “back to school” season by waiving fees at our nation’s forests and grasslands.  Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be participating in the event by waiving fees at participating day-use facilities on Saturday & Sunday, August 14th & 15th. 

General admission to The Homeplace (HP), Woodlands Nature Station (NS), Elk & Bison Prairie, and the Golden Pond Planetarium (GPP) show at 1:00pm will be free (does not include special events).  Wranglers Campground will also be waiving day-use riding fees. «Read the rest of this article»

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